Not surprisingly, Pakistan’s stunning mountains have been attracting professional and amateur climbers for decades.
They also some offer some of the most spectacular trekking imaginable. In terms of sheer scope and variety, northern Pakistan arguably surpasses any other region in the world, offering a range of opportunities to cover all taste and inclinations, with everything from easy day-walks to demanding treks of up to three weeks or more. Even if trekking completely turns you off, the mountains are still within easy reach. As well as trekking along the Karakorum Highway (KKH), which takes you right through the heart of this awesome landscape, you could hire a jeep or make through a reputable adventure company for the demanding but equally exhilarating journey on rough tracks between Gilgit and Chitral, or up on to high Deosai Plateau. You can do even pilgrimage to K2, heaven of high passes and host of the other high peaks which surround it from the comfort with in few days.
Nature has blessed North Pakistan with unique topography, the high mountains, plateaus, plains deserts. It abounds with awesome and challenging mountains of the Karakorum, the Himalaya, and the Hindukush. These mountains offer endless adventure possibilities for trekkers and mountaineers.
North Pakistan is gifted with one of the richest and unique collections of Majestic and rugged mountains on the earth with three spectacular mountains ranges. The ranges have 700 peaks above 6000 meters with as many as 160 peaks rising above 7000 meters. These include five peaks namely K2 8611m, Nanga Parbat, 8126m, Gasherbrum – I/Hidden Peak 8068m, Broad Peak/Falchan Kangri 8047m, and Broad Peak Middle 8016m out of the total fourteen peaks on earth, rising above 8000 meters.
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